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February 25, 2024

Survivors of Klan terror in Murray Hill share their story with Jacksonville leaders 60 years later

Donal Godfrey survived a Ku Klux Klan bombing in Murray Hill at age 6. He shared his story with City Council President Ron Salem, who lived blocks away at the time.

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February 22, 2024

Enrolling in Duval County Public Schools | JAX TODAY GUIDE 2024

If you’re looking to enroll a first-time student in Duval Schools or switch schools for this coming fall, a Feb. 29 deadline is fast approaching.

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February 21, 2024

How to avoid the next school shooting: Duval gets some advice

Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, chairman of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas commission, said shootings happen most often in places you don’t expect.

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February 16, 2024

Duval wants to consolidate two gifted schools

School district staff will recommend consolidating R.V. Daniels Elementary School with R.L. Brown Gifted and Talented Academy.

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February 14, 2024

Eastside children open their hearts through podcasting

A new podcast at Richard Lewis Brown Academy has given children a chance to express themselves to a wide audience in their own unique way.

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February 14, 2024

Should schools teach the history of communism?

Rep. Robert Charles Brannan III of Maccleny proposes that schools teach the history of communism in grades as low as kindergarten.

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February 5, 2024

Duval parents groups file no objections to textbooks

Moms for Liberty and the Public School Defenders both reviewed science and social studies textbooks approved by Duval County Public Schools.

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January 24, 2024

Graduation rates hit record highs across First Coast

In Duval County, 87.2% of students graduated in the 2022-23 academic year, the highest percentage in a nonpandemic year.

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January 22, 2024

Duval Teacher of the Year drives students to grow

Biology teacher Gustavo Guzman, the first college graduate in his family, was selected as the winner among 180 top educators.

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January 17, 2024

Spring Park and Englewood communities seek clarity on school renovations

Some parents remain concerned about the size of the rebuilt Englewood and Spring Park elementary schools as well as who will attend.

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